We recommend that you have at least two years of experience in teaching, tutoring, coaching or mentoring.
You must have obtained a 4-year degree from a university. Great news is that this can be in any field or major.
Work Authorization in US or Canada
Legally eligible to work in the U.S. or Canada.
This shouldn’t be a shocker, but a virtual class requires a few technical things to make it happen. Learn more about
What You Should Know
From the comfort of your living room, or kitchen, you can almost teach from anywhere in the world as long as you meet our basic requirements. No need to hop on that commuter bus since everything is online.
You set your own schedule. You can teach as many hours as you like. No minimum hour commitment. More information on
Lesson Plans, Check
Our curriculum team has already designed materials for every class so you don’t have to. Just one less thing for you to worry about.
Don’t Speak Chinese? Not a Problem
We offer full English immersion for our students, so there’s no need to know any Chinese. That said, your students might teach you a word or two.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is the application process to teach with VIPKid?
Sign up to create an account and complete a simple form.
Review some materials and do a short demo lesson so we can get a glimpse at how awesome you are.
We provide a bigger welcome to the world of online teaching. You’ll get access to additional information and support.
Do a mock class with a current teacher (they’ll help prep you for the real thing).
Sign your contract and get teaching!
Can I apply if I don't have a Bachelor's degree?
We require you to have at least a Bachelor’s degree to be eligible to teach.
How does VIPKid verify the degree?
You must submit proof of the degree with one of the following:
A photo of your physical Bachelor’s degree certificate
A copy of your official transcript from your institution
Degree verification from National Students Clearinghouse
A verification letter from your institution’s registrar office (signed, sealed or watermarked)
What if I have a degree from outside the U.S. and Canada?
Yes, this is valid.
Do teachers always teach the same students?
Nope, teachers can teach any students who book their class.
Are there resources available for those interested in signing up?
Once you begin the sign up process, you will have access to optional tutorials, webinars, and even free online coaching.